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The Arizona Republic

June 26, 1955

$9,000 Suit Settled Here

The $9,000 damage suit against L. Ron Hubbard, the Church of Scientology, and others was settled yesterday out of court. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.

The suit was filed May 16 by Mrs. Estrid Anderson Humphrey, former Paradise Valley resident, through her attorney, George Botsford of Scottsdale. The suit filed by Mrs. Anderson, who now resides in Abilene, Tex. She alleged that her Paradise Valley house and property were extensively damaged by "persons with seriously deranged minds" who were placed there for treatment.

Also named as defendants were several persons connected with the Church of Scientology at 806 N. Third St. and other corporations headed by Hubbard.